Thirty Meter Telescope - Astronomy's next generation observatory. http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/ en Dynamic Structures is awarded $10 million contract award for final design phase of Thirty Meter Telescope Enclosure http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/dynamic-structures-awarded-10-million-contract-award-final-design-phase-thirty-meter-tel <p>[From <a href="http://www.empireds.com/news/dynamic-structures-is-awarded-10-million-contract-award-for-final-design-phase-of-thirty-meter-telescope-enclosure">Empire Industries Ltd.</a>] - Empire Industries Ltd. today announced that its Dynamic Structures division has been awarded a contract from Canadian Commercial Corporation for the final design and production readiness phases of the Thirty Meter Telescope enclosure. The contract is valued at approximately $10 million, and is expected to be completed over the next 20 months.</p> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/dynamic-structures-awarded-10-million-contract-award-final-design-phase-thirty-meter-tel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000 gordon 1257 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Amano tackles TMT motions http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/press/amano-tackles-tmt-motions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hawaii Tribune Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Sat, 2016-08-06</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Riki May Amano, hearings officer for the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case, waded through procedural questions and assertions of Hawaiian sovereignty during a hearing Friday in Hilo.</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 1.2em; font-size: 12px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">But some of the weightier motions seeking to dismiss TMT&rsquo;s land use permit application and disqualify the state&rsquo;s legal counsel were deferred until another meeting Aug. 12.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> Sat, 06 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1253 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Multiple motions filed in TMT case; hearing set for today http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/press/multiple-motions-filed-tmt-case-hearing-set-today <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hawaii Tribune Herald </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2016-08-05</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Participants in the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case have filed a flurry of motions ahead of today&rsquo;s meeting in Hilo, from declaring Mauna Kea sacred to ongoing challenges to Riki May Amano&rsquo;s selection as hearings officer.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1254 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com TMT support high, Big Isle poll finds http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/press/tmt-support-high-big-isle-poll-finds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-name-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Honolulu Star Advertiser </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-date-publication"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2016-08-04</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-abstract"> <div class="field-label">Abstract:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;Hawaii island residents continue to show strong support for the Thirty Meter Telescope, acording to a public opinion poll commissioned by the nonprofit that aims to build and run the $1.4 billion project atop Mauna Kea.</p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:00:00 +0000 wilbur 1255 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com Latest Poll on Hawaii Island Shows 2-1 Margin in Support for TMT Construction http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/latest-poll-hawaii-island-shows-2-1-margin-support-tmt-construction <p>HILO, HAWAII - The results of a new scientific poll show Hawaii Island residents support the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope by a nearly 2-to-1 margin. The public opinion poll conducted in July 2016 by Ward Research, Inc. shows that 60 percent of Big Island residents support moving ahead with construction of the TMT project, with 31 percent opposed.</p> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/latest-poll-hawaii-island-shows-2-1-margin-support-tmt-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Wed, 03 Aug 2016 22:07:10 +0000 wilbur 1251 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com THINK Fund at Pauahi Foundation Awards $194,000 in Scholarships to Hawaii Island Students http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-awards-194000-scholarships-hawaii-island-students <p><strong>2016 Pauahi THINK Fund Scholars&mdash;Diverse, Creative and Courageous</strong></p> <p><a href="http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com/news-center/think-fund-pauahi-foundation-awards-194000-scholarships-hawaii-island-students" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Release Mon, 01 Aug 2016 19:16:18 +0000 wilbur 1238 at http://ec2-52-8-144-112.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com